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RVC is Celebrating Women's History Month

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2023

Media Contact: RVC Public Relations, 815-921-4510

RVC is celebrating Women’s History Month through the month of March with the theme Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. Events and activities will take place in various locations around the main campus. For more information, visit https://www.rockvalleycollege.edu/Events/index.cfm.

Steep and Tell - Tell a story, share your gratitude
Wednesday, March 1, 10 am - 12 pm, Student Center Atrium
Join us as we kick off Women's History Month with tea, pastries, and writing activities.

First Generation Speaker Series: Dean Terrica Huntley
Monday, March 6, 12 - 1 pm, Student Center Atrium
In honor of Women's History Month, Intercultural Student Services presents another edition of their First Generation Speaker Series featuring RVC's Dean of Students, Terrica Huntley.

Wellness Wednesday - Women's Health
Wednesday, March 8, 12 pm - 1:30 pm, Student Center Atrium
Discussion about women’s mental health, healthy boundaries, and healing with Kevin Polky of KP Counseling.
 

Craftivism 101
Thursday, March 9, 1 pm - 2:30 pm, PEC 0110
Learn how pivotal the creation of crafts has been in shaping women’s history while creating a craft to take home with you! Embroidery, wall décor, snacks, stories, history, and more!
 

Play that Beat with ALAS
Wednesday, March 22, 12 pm - 1 pm, Student Center Atrium
Join ALAS for a game of Play that Beat to test your knowledge of women in music throughout history.
 

Banned Book Discussion - The Handmaid's Tale
Tuesday, March 28, 2 pm - 3 pm, ERC Commons
Join PAIC for a banned book discussion on The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. We will be exploring the censorship of the book vs. the TV show.
 

Words of Women Open Mic - Come Share Your Story
Wednesday, March 29, 12 pm - 1 pm, Student Center Atrium
Help us conclude Women's History Month by celebrating the words of women at RVC and in our community. All are welcome to take the stage and share a story, poem, monologue, song, etc.

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